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National Aquarium Staff, Volunteers Find Fewer Dolphins At Annual Count

The National Aquarium and some volunteers gathered in Ocean City for the Annual Maryland Dolphin Count where they recorded much fewer sightings of the mammal compared with last year.

07/20/2012

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Scuba Diving Program Helps Wounded Service Members To Adapt, Gain Confidence

The war in Afghanistan may be coming to end but many soldiers will never be the same. More than 1,400 servicemen and women have lost limbs serving our country. Some of them are regaining their mobility in a unique and fun way.

06/24/2012

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Baltimore’s Fourth Of July Celebration Preview

Baltimore is best-known for its Ports America Chesapeake 4th of July Celebration, which hosts the popular live performance by Electric Brigade, a U.S. Naval Academy Band and a not-to-be-missed firework display over the bay. No matter where you go along the Inner Harbor, the area will be bustling with historical and cultural events throughout the day. Just be sure to pick the perfect spot to enjoy the spectacular fireworks show that starts at 9:30 p.m.

06/22/2012

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Blue Lobster Caught In Waters Near Ocean City

A rare sight near Ocean City as a blue lobster has been picked up by a fishing boat crew.

06/16/2012

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Baltimore Aquarium CEO To Dive In For Oceans Day

The CEO of the National Aquarium in Baltimore plans to get wet to commemorate World Oceans Day.

06/06/2012

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Baltimore Aquarium Opens Dolphins To All Visitors At Higher Admission Fee

Major changes are happening at the National Aquarium in Baltimore. It’s becoming more interactive for visitors.

05/04/2012

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Baltimore Aquarium Stops Scheduled Dolphin Shows

Officials at the National Aquarium in Baltimore say they are eliminating scheduled dolphin shows.

05/03/2012

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Floating Wetlands To Expand In Inner Harbor

Baltimore’s floating wetlands are growing.

04/02/2012

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Baltimore Gets Rare Visit From Harp Seal

A seal that normally makes its home in the waters of the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans made its way to the Baltimore area this week.

03/09/2012

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Family Fun Guide To National Aquarium Baltimore

The National Aquarium, located in Baltimore’s downtown Inner Harbor area, fittingly sits just above the harbor’s edge. It’s a great destination for any family large or small looking to see some spectacular marine-life, swimming mammals, tropical forests and wild extreme animals. The aquarium, the nation’s first National Aquarium, was built in the early 80s, but with extensive expansions and renovations, this gem of the harbor has kept its charm and amazing exhibits. Make sure to check the website for various admission discounts.

02/24/2012

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5 Baltimore City Attractions With Worthwhile Memberships

Baltimore is home to numerous family friendly attractions: a state-of-the-art aquarium, interesting museums, and various other places families can visit to get to know and enjoy Baltimore.

11/04/2011

Monday, Aug. 8, 2011

Mike Schuh had “People Are Talking” about the National Aquarium in Baltimore’s 30th anniversary celebration. “Manic Monday” was performed by the National Aquarium employees. Don and Marty had “Coffee With” Colt and Brad McCoy about their new book, “Growing Up Colt.”

08/08/2011

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